ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 25 (UPI) -- Ty Wigginton had a homer and four RBI Tuesday as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays posted a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
Rocco Baldelli scored a pair of runs and added an RBI while Josh Paul and Tomas Perez both finished 2-for-4 for Tampa Bay, which had dropped nine of its previous 11 games.
James Shields pitched 6 1/3 innings of two-run, 10 hit ball with six strikeouts and a walk. His replacement, Jon Switzer (2-1), picked up the win after a perfect two-thirds of an inning.
Ervin Santana (11-4) failed to win his eighth straight decision after yielding six runs on nine hits in 6 1/3 innings.